Sejal Sharma (Photo Credit: Instagram)
Dil To Happpy Hai Ji actress Sejal Sharma’s suicide shocked the tinsel town recently. The ‘apparently’ chirpy actress ended her life abruptly and left back a suicide note that said, no one is to be blamed for her death. Colleagues and co-stars of the TV actress then went on to claim that he actress was suffering from depression after her show ended suddenly leaving her with now job.
Sejal’s mother, however, has dismissed the claims that her daughter was suffering from depression leading her to take the drastic step andinformed she had landed a lead role in a TV soap recently. According to a report in Amar Ujala, Sejal’s mother said, “She had got a lead role. I don’t know what happened after that she chose to kill herself.”
Donal Bisht, who worked with Sejal on the show Actor of Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji also revealed that the actor had auditioned for a role and was also shortlisted.
Sejal had reportedly said, “I can’t take the pressure of this hard life” in her suicide letter which seems to have been written in a hurry and was not legible. A report in Mumbai Mirror has quoted a Thane police official as saying, “We are calling experts to decipher many words in the letter written cursively. However, from whatever we have been able to understand, she was tired of the struggles in life. He also informed that she also apologised to her parents stating that they would have to live with the stigma for her decision (of committing suicide).”
“In the note, she has not blame anyone for her decision to take the extreme step,” he added.
Jasmin Bhasin, who played the role of Happy in Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji, had told Pinkvilla, “Her mother and father were not keeping best of health, she had the responsibility of doing something for them, make money and be something. She was a very talented and ambitious girl. I always told her that she will get a show on her talent anytime. She was disciplined and focused. She was auditioning. I have spoken to a couple of her co-stars too and they are equally shocked.”
Sejal came to Mumbai in 2017 and soon after got her first break with TV show (Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji). also starring Jasmin Bhasin. During a chat about her journey, the TV actress told TellyChakkar that it was difficult for her to convince her middle-class parents for her career in acting. Moreover, she wanted to be independent and had never taken financial help from her parents.